Ricoh Named OpenText's Information Exchange 2013 Global Strategic Partner of the Year

Long-standing partners have been making information work for joint customers since 1994

Dec 19, 2013, 09:30 ET from Ricoh Americas Corporation

MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing nearly a decade of helping customers mobilize their business information, Ricoh Americas Corporation has been selected by OpenText as its Information Exchange  2013 Global Strategic Partner of the Year.

Information Exchange is one of five business pillars of OpenText, a leader in enterprise information management (EIM). OpenText gives the award to the partner that best shares the goals, values and vision of the company and complements Information Exchange solutions, which facilitate efficient, secure and compliant information exchange for organizations around the world. Ricoh received the award at OpenText's recent Enterprise World 2013 user conference in Orlando, Fla.

"Ricoh is a partner with whom we share common interests throughout our global business," said Gary Weiss, senior vice president, Information Exchange and Cloud, OpenText. "We look forward to building on what we've achieved, continuing to help customers profit from our solutions and prepare for the future."

The OpenText and Ricoh partnership brings value to customers by offering a seamless network faxing experience from a Ricoh multifunction product (MFP) and OpenText software, RightFax Connector. Together, the companies have optimized business processes and workflow for shared customers by providing a more secure, efficient and cost-effective fax infrastructure. This solution enables companies to tackle their most pressing challenges around efficiency, productivity and compliance to streamline fax creation, management and distribution. The partners are also busy developing new business information solutions that will help customers take advantage of platforms like mobility and the cloud.

"We want to extend our deep appreciation to OpenText for honoring us with this award and thank them for a long, fruitful partnership," said Dominic Pontrelli, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Ricoh Americas Corporation. "What makes our partnership so strong is that we are very closely aligned in making business information work for our customers now and in the future."

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Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 1,924 billion yen (approx. 20 billion USD).

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change., Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.

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